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Thumbs Up on Safety Scalpels - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - May 2019

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9 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A Y 2 0 1 9 T he pain response is a built-in warning system, nature's way of protecting us from further harm. Chronic pain is more like nature's nagging nuisance. "It no longer serves a useful function," says Steven P. Cohen, MD, chief of pain medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. "It's not a warning system that something is wrong, it becomes the disease in and of itself." Pain management specialists have a growing list of options to treat chronic pain. Here's a review. Mike Morsch | Associate Editor Pain, Pain Go Away 4 advances in chronic pain treatment you'll be relieved to know about. • PROGNOSTICATORS Steven P. Cohen, MD, and residents deliver a prognostic injection to determine if radiofrequency abla- tion is suitable for a patient with lower back arthritis. Johns Hopkins Medicine

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